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Between The World And Me

I’ll start this post by mentioning my favorite read in 2016, J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy.  This book inspired me to believe that anything is possible and that the American Dream is still alive and well.  So, with this being said, during one of my neighborhood holiday parties, I brought up and spoke highly of Hillbilly Elegy.  During […]

3 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read

Entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar hurdles throughout their careers – personnel conflicts, undefined business paths and financial woes. Industry leaders have analyzed these common issues and have come up with a variety of solutions – often filling the pages of books with their insights and lessons learned. While there are many educational resources at […]

“Hillbilly Elegy”

A timely deviation from my typical business focused titles, today’s book reflection is on Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. Describing his life growing up in small towns in Kentucky and Ohio prior to joining the Marines, attending Ohio State University and subsequently Yale Law School, Mr. Vance’s background […]

“The Innovator’s Dilemma”

Over the past six months we had a summer associate who inspired me with an innovative way to get more reading in than I ever thought possible, taking my appetite for continuous learning to a whole new level.  How, you may be asking?  I was introduced to “Speed Listening.”  An innovation I didn’t know I needed. It […]

“David And Goliath”

As you all now know, turning 50 and my twin boys leaving the proverbial nest are the milestones I face in 2016.  Reflecting on the latter, I was having a discussion with my long time Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) advisory group (AKA my Master Minds) about how I wished that my twins were 7 years old again, around […]

“10% Happier”

I keep a Microsoft Outlook task list of books highly recommended to me. Currently, the list has over 100 books. I average tackling 2-4 books per month, however the list never seems to shorten. Learning truly is a continual journey. On my list I record who suggested the book, my degree of excitement about the […]